BIOL398-01/S10:Class Journal Week 2

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#  This assignment gave me a basic knowledge of the "Biochemistry" aspect of Molecular Genetics Explorer.  Also, I learned to appreciate the interconnectedness of the sciences.  All of the branches encompassed in the assignment were tools in finding the ultimate solution.  Finally, I learned the aromaticity of protein side chains can affect phenotypic color.
#  This assignment gave me a basic knowledge of the "Biochemistry" aspect of Molecular Genetics Explorer.  Also, I learned to appreciate the interconnectedness of the sciences.  All of the branches encompassed in the assignment were tools in finding the ultimate solution.  Finally, I learned the aromaticity of protein side chains can affect phenotypic color.
# I didn't (and kind of still don't) understand how the addition and subtraction of amino acids in the protein chain can produce the same color.  For example, we found many amino acid sequences that produced a purple color.  How can all of these mutations result in the same phenotypic result?
# I didn't (and kind of still don't) understand how the addition and subtraction of amino acids in the protein chain can produce the same color.  For example, we found many amino acid sequences that produced a purple color.  How can all of these mutations result in the same phenotypic result?
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[[User:Alex J. George|Alex J. George]] 20:25, 27 January 2010 (EST)
==[[User: J'aime C. Moehlman | J'aime Moehlman]]==
==[[User: J'aime C. Moehlman | J'aime Moehlman]]==

Revision as of 21:25, 27 January 2010

Contents

Kristoffer Chin

Week 2 journal Entry

Lab Reflection

Salomon Garcia

  • Week 2 Entry

Angela Garibaldi

Alex George

Assignment Questions

  1. The purpose of this assignment was to use and understand the Molecular Genetics Explorer by tackling a problem (finding a true-breeding purple flower) using principles from Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and evolution.
  2. This assignment gave me a basic knowledge of the "Biochemistry" aspect of Molecular Genetics Explorer. Also, I learned to appreciate the interconnectedness of the sciences. All of the branches encompassed in the assignment were tools in finding the ultimate solution. Finally, I learned the aromaticity of protein side chains can affect phenotypic color.
  3. I didn't (and kind of still don't) understand how the addition and subtraction of amino acids in the protein chain can produce the same color. For example, we found many amino acid sequences that produced a purple color. How can all of these mutations result in the same phenotypic result?

Alex J. George 20:25, 27 January 2010 (EST)

J'aime Moehlman

Michael Piña

KP Ramirez

  1. What was the purpose of this assignment?
  2. What did I learn from this assignment (head, hands, heart)?
  3. What did I not understand (yet) about this assignment?

Janelle N. Ruiz

  1. What was the purpose of this assignment?
  2. What did I learn from this assignment (head, hands, heart)?
  3. What did I not understand (yet) about this assignment?

Bobak Seddighzadeh

Amanda Wavrin

Ryan Willhite

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